The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 38 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.65% 0.60% 3.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.64% 5.00% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£158 £430 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.37% +17.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
55 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 17.74% 11.98% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 20
Average daily rate £325 £250 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -36.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £157 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £558 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £23.88 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 - £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
NHS
Tyne and Wear

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) MUMPS
2 3 (42.86%) ISO 9000
2 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (42.86%) InterSystems
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) HL7
2 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Strategic Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Trainer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) MUMPS
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) CIPD
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 9000
1 3 (42.86%) HL7
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) InterSystems
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
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